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ETX native Adrian Peterson wins ESPY award for best comeback

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Palestine native and Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson won the ESPY award for Best Comeback during Wednesday night's ESPYs in Los Angeles. 

Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel also won an award - he was named College Athlete of the Year.

This year's ESPYs are hosted by Mad Men's Jon Hamm.

The ESPYs, short for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly award, are held annually by ESPN. The awards recognize individual and team athletic achievement from the previous year. First held in 1993, the ESPYs are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year.

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